Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare

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Governor of Odisha
In office
21 August 2007 – 09 March 2013
Preceded by Rameshwar Thakur
Succeeded by S. C. Jamir
Personal details
Born (1928-12-10) 10 December 1928 (age 88)
Nationality Indian
Profession Advocate Politician

Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare (born December 10, 1928 in Mumbai) is an Indian politician. He was a senior Indian National Congress leader from Maharashtra and a former Rajya Sabha member for three terms during 1980–1982, 1982–1988 and 1988–1994.[1] He practices as Senior Advocate of Supreme Court of India and was President of Supreme Court Bar Association for two terms.[2] Appointed Governor of Odisha on August 19, 2007,[3] he was sworn in on August 21.[4] He continued in the office until the appointment of S. C. Jamir on March 9, 2013.


  1. ^ "Rajya Sabha Members". Retrieved 2009-12-30. 
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  3. ^ "Tiwari appointed new Andhra governor", IST, TNN (The Times of India), August 20, 2007.
  4. ^ "Bhandare sworn in Governor", The Hindu, August 21, 2007.

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